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We drove almost all of the San Juan Scenic Byway in mid September. The aspen trees were all out in splendid yellow and orange display. Absolutely the prettiest fall color display I have seen anywhere!! Highly recommend this drive for everyone.
We drove the east loop of the San Juan Skyway to see the plummeting cliffs, mountain top views and gorgeous scenery. We had been told that the west side was a safe road and not quite as scenic as the east side. That is NOT...More
We drove the entire loop of the skyway the beginning of May. Stunning scenery, for the passenger at least. Driver needs to keep their eyes on the road. The road is well travelled, only 2 lanes, with no shoulder. There are tight switch backs, rock...More
We had been on this road several years ago and did not remember it being as treacherous or difficult as we were reading in posts. We went again and did not find it to be as “scary” as many contributors would have you believe. There...More
From Durango, this 233 mile loop has the most amazing scenery. At times the drive is a little nerve-racking, but this is a drive of a lifetime. Quaint owns like Silverton and Ouray. Telluride is a short detour off of Rte 145. Ranches, small mining...More
My husband, 21 year old son and I were in awe of this drive. Without stops, it would take 5-6 hours, but we made so many stops that it took 12 hours! The views, sheer drops, magnificent mountains, waterfalls, aspens turning gold and more of...More
Forget wasting money on the Durango to Silverton train, this is where it's at! The only creepy part is the 10 miles south of Ouray and it's not that bad at all, just pay attention if you're the driver! There are plenty of overlooks so...More